For the past few decades, employee engagement programmes have included the same stale social events. From after-work drinks, summer BBQs to pot-luck lunches… it’s about time we shook things up, right?!
If you are looking to get creative with your internal events, Plant Workshops are a fantastic way to breathe life into your office’s social calendar! Not only will team members learn a new skill, they will have an opportunity to connect with their colleagues and nature in a stress-free, fun environment.
A Gallup Workplace study found that close work friendships can help boost employee satisfaction by 50%! Now, we can’t promise life-long bonds, but our workshops can provide an opportunity for employees to spend time together and connect in a stress-free, fun environment.
Boost Team Morale
Hosting regular office activities can have a powerful impact on workplace morale and amplifies employee engagement. In fact, according to an article by the Harvard Business Review, employers that promote positive working cultures report increases in loyalty and relationships amongst their team members.
Learn New Skills
Whether your team are budding horticulturists, green-thumbed gardeners or complete beginners, there’s something for everyone at our workshops! Each participant gets a chance to get stuck in, learn information, practice skills and take something home with them.
We understand how much blooming work goes into running events within your office, which is why we do all of the dirty work for you… literally!
Our workshops are;
A little lost on where to begin? Check out some of our previous Workshops:
Christmas Wreath Workshop at Etsy 66/67 Strand Street Great, North City, Dublin
Ran on an annual basis, Etsy kick-off their festive calendar with our popular Christmas Wreath Workshop. The group designs and creates their very own Christmas wreaths using greenery, decorations and some festive touches provided by us.
Pop-up Plant Shop at Workday Kings Building, May Ln, Arran Quay, Dublin
Meaning to pick up a gift for your office Secret Santa? Looking to perk up your desk with a new plant friend? Let the greenery come to you with Plant Store’s Pop up Plant Shop!
How to Create a Bee Garden at INDEED 124 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2.
Bees are not too different from ourselves! To survive and flourish, they too need food, shelter and safety. In this workshop, we explore these requirements and provide tips on how to provide them effectively in your garden, either at work or at home.
Eager for more ideas? See here for a full list of our Workshops on offer!
Plant Parenthood is hard.
When it comes to keeping plants alive, we believe that the best defence is a good offence.
By adopting the following basic practices you will be on a path to keeping your plants happy and healthy and becoming the best plant parent you can be!
With team members spending a large part of this month slogging away at their desks or working flat out to meet new year business objectives, workplace morale and motivations can be at an all-time low.
Left unmanaged, this can lead to burnout that lasts well past the winter months so we believe it’s a vital time to consider implementing some workplace wellbeing initiatives.
The good news? We have 3 tips on how you can support your team through the “January Blues”...using plants!